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FREE Issue of the April 2020 Parent Page

In order to help families and youth ministries facilitate meaningful discussion with teenagers during this crisis, we are offering the current issue of our CPYU Parent Page monthly newsletter for free to churches and families. Please use the download button to access the April 2020 issue, or click here.
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Quarantine Communication: Building Healthy Family Communication

We’ve been given the gift of family time. Let’s not waste it. Why not take the time to focus on each other, communicate with each other, eat together as a family, learn about one another, and listen together to God’s Word in the Bible? Download this list of ground rules for communication as well as...
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FREE Issue of the March 2020 Parent Page

In order to help families and youth ministries facilitate meaningful discussion with teenagers during this crisis, we are offering the current issue of our CPYU Parent Page monthly newsletter for free to churches and families. Please use the download button to access the March 2020 issue, or click here.
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Trend Alert: My Child Is Abusing Drugs and Alcohol – What Do I Do?

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Trend Alert: TikTok Skull-Breaker Challenge

The Skull-Breaker Challenge took off at the beginning of 2020, and it has gone viral at the expense of unsuspecting victims. Download the free CPYU Trend Alert to learn more by clicking here.
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CPYU Easy Access

  Youth workers… download and print out this easy-to-use 1 page handout to hang up in your church, or pass it out to parents. This one sheet has several QR codes set-up to point parents to various CPYU resources. A quick and easy way to provide resources to parents as you work to serve them....
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“The Simple Seven” Ad Filtering Questions

Does marketing work? How many products or brands can you identify just by seeing their logos or hearing their jingles? Take for example the now famous Nike “swoosh.” All people have to do is see the swoosh, and they know whose product is being peddled. How many men can identify the Monday Night Football brand...
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The Simple Seven – Super Bowl Ad Filtering Questions

Does marketing work? You bet! If it didn’t work, then why are companies willing to fork out $5 million for a 30-second commercial spot during this year’s Super Bowl? Why not make your Super Bowl viewing experience productive for you and your kids? Use it as an opportunity to teach how to apply their faith...
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3(D) Review: “You Need to Calm Down” by Taylor Swift

Download the free 3(D) Review of Taylor Swift’s song “You Need to Calm Down” by clicking the download button above.
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How To Take A Social Media “Purposeful Pause”

Two of social media’s most negative effects are 1) How it can become a time waster for both those who post and those who are consumed with reading posts, and 2) how social media is uniquely suited as a playground to indulge our sinful natures in ways that lead to glorification of self rather than...
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CPYU’s Ad Filtering Questions For Super Bowl LIII

Does marketing work? You bet! If it didn’t work, then why are companies willing to fork out $5 million for a 30-second commercial spot during this year’s Super Bowl? If you’re one of those parents or youth workers who plan on shutting off the commercials during the Super Bowl, let me ask you one question:...
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‘Eighth Grade’ Film Discussion Questions

This free download provides discussion questions you can use after viewing the film Eighth Grade. The 2018 film Eighth Grade, written and directed by Bo Burnham, follows the life and struggles of an eighth-grader as she wrestles with and prepares for the transition to high school. We highly recommend viewing this film as it will...
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Teens And Digitally-Interrupted Sleep

A free resource from CPYU discussing the health dangers of digitally-interrupted sleep.
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Enseñando a Los Niños a Esperar

This is the Spanish translation of CPYU’s free handout “Teaching Kids To Wait” You can download the English language version here.
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